San Carlos High School Career & Technical Education Job Description Graphic Design Teacher REPORTS TO: Principal QUALIFICATIONS: Valid or ability to obtain Arizona Teaching Certificate and Arizona Career & Technical (CTE) Certificate preferred. Knowledge of CTE programming essential. Bachelor's degree in education or related field. Masters degree and teaching experience preferred. Extensive working knowledge of Graphic Design Software, Web Development, Digital Photography, Video Editing, as well as competent Mac and PC support Repetitive motion and eye strain through extensive utilization of computer hardware and software. May require lifting materials and supplies. PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Graphic Design Instructor will provide opportunities for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communications problems. Students must be prepared to find the most effective way to get messages across in print, electronic, and film media using a variety of methods such as color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques. Students should be trained to develop the overall layout and production design of magazines, newspapers, journals, corporate reports, and other publications. They also produce promotional displays, packaging, and marketing brochures for products and services, design distinctive logos for products and businesses, and develop signs and signage systems. Students must also be taught to develop material for web pages, interactive media, and integrated multimedia projects such as television programs and movies. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION: Know and be guided by the curriculum guides of the Arizona CTE Division, district and the school. Keep current on the latest educational technology methods. Typed lesson plans in prescribed template and submitted at appropriate deadlines. Maintain a plan book of daily instruction based on district curriculum guides and emergency plans in the event of illness. Establish and communicate to students well defined objectives for each lesson, including related projects and activities. Be responsible for an instructional program and the utilization of teaching methods which consider the individual needs, interests, abilities and maturity levels of the student. Create a classroom/lab environment that emulates and is conducive to learning Graphic Design industry skills Using the vehicle of SkillsUSA, assists students to develop those attitudes and skills in citizenship, leadership, and human relations which will contribute to their personal and occupational success. STAFF/PERSONNEL Attend staff meetings and district in-service programs. Seeks evaluation from students, employers, graduates, and teachers of postsecondary programs in drafting education. Be responsible for discharging instructional and non-instructional school related activities as assigned. Be responsible for own involvement as a contributing member involving group decision making and the development of a positive, cooperative building environment. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Professional Software Suite Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with students, faculty, advisory committee members, and administration. Keeps CTE Director informed of the overall aspects of the course; i.e., CTSO functions work of involved faculty, planned placement of students for college and lab activities. STUDENT/PERSONNEL Evaluate and provide individual student progress on a regular basis and keep requisite records. Justify promotions, retentions and special program recommendations. Identify and refer unusual student behavior to appropriate specialists. Be responsible for enforcing building approved discipline plan. Be responsible for the supervision of students at all times. Keep records of pupil attendance. OPERATIONS Know and observe board policies and regulations. Graphic Design teachers are governed by the school districts policies and procedures, general professional drafting standards, and the specific requirements Eastern Arizona College's Dual Credit Intergovernmental Agreement. Complete CTE forms and information as required. Report to the nurse any injury or illness to a student or self. Account for school and district property, as required. Advise administration immediately of needed repairs, replacements and/or unsafe building/equipment conditions. Remain in school after dismissal of students, as necessary to complete daily duties, attend meetings, hold parent conferences, etc. Follow school regulations regarding emergency procedures. FINANCE/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Prepares annual budgets; orders supplies, instructional materials and equipment according to district procedures; maintains inventory records as required. Manage and forecast program budget. Keeps accounts of all expenditures, requisitions and travel. SCHOOL/COMMUNITY RELATIONS Meet with parents as required concerning student needs and progress. Interpret school policies and programs to students and parents. Effectively communicate and involve parents and community in the Graphic Design program. Utilizes the community as a learning resource and as an extension of the classroom for students. Expand cooperative relationships with community organizations, individuals, and/or activities related to Graphic Design. Promote student recruitment, attendance and retention. Integrate academic and career/technical skills of the Graphic Design program curriculum OTHER Perform such other tasks and job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the building principal. Terms of employment are subject to the Master Contract from San Carlos School District.